Celebrate Memphis Black Restaurant Week March 6-12

Memphis enjoys a food and restaurant scene which grows in depth and diversity each year. Long an integral part of our history, black-owned eateries offer some of the best food in the Bluff City.

Memphis Black Restaurant Week celebrates the culinary contributions of black-owned restaurants and eateries while reaching out to new customers. Black Restaurant Week also champions the cause for increasing black wealth in a city known for limited economic opportunities for black-owned businesses.

The Challenge

Eating for a good cause nourishes you and your community. Place at the Table challenges you to visit at least two of the participating black-owned eateries listed below during March 6-12, 2017 and continue to patronize these businesses throughout the year. During your visits, “check into” that restaurant on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with a photo of your food and the following hashtags: #MBRW17 and #BRW901.

Food Truck Finale

Celebrate the close of Memphis Black Restaurant Week on Sunday, March 12 from 12 to 6 PM with Soulful Food Truck Sunday at historic Clayborn Temple. Purchase tickets online to enjoy some of the best food trucks in the city. Advance tickets purchased online for just $10 save you $5 on the day of the event. Prices rise to $15 for on-site ticket purchases ($5 for children ages 12 and under and free for children under age 2).

Soulful Food Truck Sunday will feature eight food trucks serving BBQ, homemade Southern comfort food, and other special concoctions created for the event. Local beer and wine will also be available. Jerome Chism, Keia Johnson and Courtney Little will provide live entertainment in a Soulful Concert .


Participating Restaurants

Restaurants participating in Memphis Black Restaurant Week include:

  • Best Friends Grille, 823 Exocet Drive in Cordova
  • Cafe 7/24, 94 S. Front Street
  • Cupcake Cutie Etc., 109 S. Court Avenue
  • DeJavu Restaurant, 51 S. Main Street
  • Guilt Free Pastries, 344 S. Main Street
  • Perignons Restaurant & Lounge, 2818 Coleman Road
  • Phillip Ashley Chocolates, 798 Cooper Street
  • Scoops Parlor, 106 E. G. E. Patterson Street
  • Sweet Potato Baby, 1005 Tillman Road
  • The Choo, 3045 Southern Avenue
  • The HM Dessert Lounge, 1586 Madison Avenue
  • The Office@Uptown, 594 N. Second Street
  • Two Vegan Sistas, 6343 Summer Avenue, Suite 110
  • Underground Cafe, 2299 Young Avenue

Visit the Memphis Black Restaurant Week web page for the latest details.

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